first trimester

Morning sickness
Morning sickness (5 votes, average: 4.20 out of 5)

Transcript Morning sickness is very common. Fortunately for most women it’s mild for most of the time and for a lot of women will pass after the first 12-13 weeks. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Now, having said that, it is ... Read More »

I’m pregnant! How Kat broke the news
I’m pregnant! How Kat broke the news (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Kat has recently had the pleasure of letting all of her friends and family know that she and her partner are expecting a baby. The excitement and elation of this proud moment was not taken for granted as Kat is ... Read More »

Pre-eclampsia may be linked to air pollutant
Pre-eclampsia may be linked to air pollutant (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

One in every 20 cases of the serious condition of pregnancy, pre-eclampsia, may be linked to increased levels of the air pollutant ozone during the first three months, suggests a large study published in the online journal BMJ Open. Mothers ... Read More »

7 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum
7 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Now that your pregnancy is well underway, you’ll almost certainly be feeling pregnant. You’re pregnancy hormones have kicked in and this week they’re likely to contribute to pregnancy symptoms such as morning sickness. As unpleasant as pregnancy symptoms are, they ... Read More »

7 weeks pregnant: Changes for baby
7 weeks pregnant: Changes for baby (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

How big is your baby now? Your baby is growing quickly! At the beginning of this week your baby is 4-6mm long. Over the next few days your baby will almost double their height to be 6-9mm long by the ... Read More »

7 weeks pregnant: Doctor appointments and health information
7 weeks pregnant: Doctor appointments and health information (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s important to see a doctor in early pregnancy, so that you can work out when you’re due to give birth and ensure you’ve done everything you need to do to get your pregnancy off to a healthy start. Usually ... Read More »

6 weeks pregnant: Doctors appointments and health information
6 weeks pregnant: Doctors appointments and health information (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you haven’t already seen your doctor, you should book in for your first antenatal visit. This is important to: Determine an accurate estimated date of delivery (due date of your baby); Check for any infections that may harm your ... Read More »

6 weeks pregnant: Changes for baby
6 weeks pregnant: Changes for baby (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

How big is your baby now? The beginning of week 6 of pregnancy is the fourth week of your baby’s development. Your baby is about 2mm in length (or about the size of a metal pinhead). It will double in ... Read More »

6 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum
6 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum (7 votes, average: 4.29 out of 5)

If you haven’t noticed already, you probably will realise this week that your period is overdue. The missed period is often the first sign of pregnancy. You will not menstruate again until after the birth of your baby. Menstruation is ... Read More »

6 weeks pregnant: Key points
6 weeks pregnant: Key points (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnancy week 6 is a time of rapid embryo development and change for pregnant mums. Changes for mum You have probably noticed your period is missing by this week. Pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) production by the placenta has ... Read More »

 
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